Support Worker Apprentice (VAC1000222495)

Stoke on Trent
Posted 6 months ago

Brief Overview of the Role

We are looking for warm, positive and enthusiastic individuals to provide person centered support to people with learning disabilities. You will work to make a difference and promote independence whilst enabling people to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life.

Duties to Include

  • Giving non-discriminatory care Record and report all relevant information
  • Working with therapists and doctors to ensure consistency of support Supporting and monitoring healthcare and needs
  • Teaching life skills and supporting new hobbies and interests
  • Helping with personal hygiene e.g. toileting
  • Support with eating and drinking
  • Helping clients to access community facilities
  • Cleaning and cooking will be required on a rota basis
  • Planning and delivering activities to service users

The training you will be getting

Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills, if required
  • Care certificate
  • Training around Autism, learning disability and others specific to the role

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Patience, Team working

Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) desirable
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) desirable

Working Hours and Wage

Shifts are on a 2 week rolling rota and will include weekday and weekend work.

Total hours per week: 40 hours a week

Future Prospects

There will be a full time position available for the right candidate on completion

Things to Consider

How will you travel to work each day?

About the Company:

Independent support provide person centered care and support solutions for individuals with learning disabilities within a residential, supported living and community placements. Our staff provide appropriate support to people and do not discriminate against them. We enhance the quality of people’s lives by assisting them to develop confidence and new skills.

Job Features

Job CategoryHealth and Social Care
Job IndustryHealthcare
Salary/Rate:£15,163.20 per annum
Contract Length:12 Months
Start Date:01 Mar 2024
Job Reference:VAC1000222495
Apprenticeship Standard:Level 2
Training Provider:PTP Training Limited

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